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“One Night at Sunset.”
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Sunset Hotel
Ranked #21 of 26 Hotels in Kisumu
Reviewed July 2, 2012

I stayed at sunset on my way to kakamega from nairobi. The hotel is run down. the service at the restaurant was horrible. we had to wait for so long to be served and the staff were very few. The room was average and run down as well. The corridors were dark with leaking roofs. Lift was not working. For that price you are better off staying at another hotel.

Room Tip: Bargain on the price of the room, if you are on a budget and have to stay there
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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4  Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

The place is conducive and more of a home,i like the hotel and its environment + the swimming pool its so heavenly.

  • Stayed: August 2011
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3  Thank Mtaliart
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Reviewed August 4, 2011

This is the oldest hotel in Kisumu City which has since not been renovated for decades. The lift is faulty, take care. The rooms face the lake and command fantastic breeze from the lake but the rooms need a total overhaul. Linen, Bathrooms, Air condition is not in all the rooms, but some. They are yet to recruit another Manager after a frequent Manager turnover.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled on business
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5  Thank Victoriasafaris
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Reviewed August 4, 2011

I like the tranquility and the serene environs there! I liked the lights but the seats out seems unmaintained. And the service was quite absurd! We had to wait for decades for someone to get our orders! Then we order food but we aren't given options for drinks ...instead the host walks fast even without asking how we want our steak done!medium rare or well-done and then pops up with a well-done which we could not eat! We ask for a steak knife and the whole restaurant has no steak knife! Anyway that host amazed me because he smiled at every visit. This was good and reminded us that we are in a safe place! Anyway its a good place to visiti for some quiet conversations

  • Stayed: August 2011
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2  Thank Vasquez444
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Reviewed July 23, 2011

Just be prepared for blackouts- we may need to use the stairs but you get fit.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled solo
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4  Thank annewalsh3
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Reviewed June 22, 2011

Against my better knowledge i took a couple here.Having known tht it was decreipt,in need of renovation and a complete overhaul coupled with the knowledge tht there is no general manager,financial manager,no qualified chef,i did so.Why?Cause they stayed there 30 yrs ago and wanted to relive some memories.They have no generator so no lights,no lifts working.Room was threadbare in every aspect of the word,bathroom facilites leaked and had mould.They inivited me for dinner,which turned into a no show as they didnt have wht we wanted on the menu.So we left had dinner elsewhere and i checked them into the Vic Hotel.It doesnt have the views but its modern,clean,comfotable and convenient for the shopping mall.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled on business
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3  Thank Byron78
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

We stayed in this hotel in february this year. The rooms had big nice looking bed, we went down to the restaurant and the lifts were not working. They told us our room had very good view, but we had to wait for the morning to see the view. When we were eating, there were two big coackroches on the plates. when we went to our rooms, both our friend´s room and ours were flooded, our clothes were socked and when the repair man came, he was asking my husband what he thought the problem was and where he thought the water was coming from, since we had been travelling all day, we just needed to rest, we asked for another room, and they said we try and wait to see if the repair man can fix it, our little 3 old boy was so tied he could barely open his eyes, finally we demanded another room, and the one we were given had abig bucket under the sick, licking. there were no views as the lake is green, not their fault but they shouldnt tell people they will have good views from the rooms if there isnt any view.

Room Tip: Dont go there.
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  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled with family
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1  Thank spaintracyp
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Additional Information about Sunset Hotel

Address: Impala Lane | Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nyanza Province > Kisumu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 26 Hotels in Kisumu
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Sunset Hotel Kisumu

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